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A total of nine local high school students have been accepted to the Gatton Academy for Mathematics and Science at Western Kentucky University or the Craft Academy for Excellence in Science and Mathematics at Morehead State University.

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The Frankfort High School Drama Club will present "The Frankfort Drama Revue." "The Revue" is constructed on a variety show format and features multiple scenes and vignettes from well-known plays, as well as some more obscure works. This is the students' first theatrical production in over a…

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Second Street School preschoolers got into the Derby spirit Wednesday as they raced their pool noodle horses — with names like T-Rex, Watermelon, Elsa and Joe — across the Old Capitol lawn.

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Kids Fest, the annual kindergarten readiness event hosted by the First5 Franklin Early Childhood Council in collaboration with Frankfort Independent and Franklin County schools, is planned for next week.

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The Frankfort Plant Board has hired a consultant to evaluate a proposal asking the City of Frankfort, Franklin County Fiscal Court, Frankfort Independent Schools and Franklin County Schools to cooperate on a 20 megawatt (MW), 150-acre solar project.

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Frankfort Independent Schools, in partnership with Cumberland Family Medical Centers, is offering free COVID-19 testing Tuesday and Thursday in the Second Street School parking lot.

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Eight local students were honored by the Martin Luther King Jr. State Commission and Kentucky Heritage Council on Monday for expressing themselves creatively through essays, visual art and poetry.

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The Martin Luther King Jr. State Commission recently announced winners for its poetry, art, and essay contests for elementary, middle and high school students in Kentucky.

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Gov. Andy Beshear’s press conference at 4 p.m. Monday didn’t give Frankfort Independent Schools Superintendent Houston Barber much time to present COVID-19 information at the FIS board meeting at 6 p.m.

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The 40th annual Central Kentucky Council on Youth Leadership “Youth Salute” awards ceremony was held online Oct. 10 hosted by Asbury University. There were 863 leaders from 58 high schools in Central Kentucky that were recognized, including several from Frankfort area schools.

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